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cities those visited by local content videos go to now on booktv sarah gordon talks about religious cases in u.s. history to transform the laws of the country and eliminated protection to religion in the u.s. constitution. this interview part of booktv's college series was recorded at the university of pennsylvania will -- pennsylvania. it's about 20 minutes. >> university of pennsylvania professor sarah gordon, "the spirit of the law" is her most recent book. what do you mean when you talk about the old constitutional world and the new constitutional world when it comes to religion? >> guest: well, for most of her nation's history with the states rather than federal government that controlled access to religious worship, the rights of religious organization and so on, and in the early decades of the 20 century that began to shift. the supreme court applied the national constitutional establishment and exercise clauses of the first amendment against the state, sort of centralizing debates about religion. >> host: but if the states for control, we had it writt
-span two and one at the national press club for its annual authors night. we are joined by michael gordon of "the new york times." endgame is his most recent book. if you could size this for us, mr. gordon. >> this took me three years. the first comprehensive war in iraq and what makes it unique is that incorporate not only american policymakers, but iraqi leadership. trimester maliki, president telekinetic rivals, adversaries, former insurgents and so i incorporated d., but was going on as i was the account type in the battlefield. i basically covered the war in iraq for "new york times" for the whole conflict. i tried to but it altogether. >> why did you call a "the endgame"? >> i covered the search and because it's the endgame of american military involvement. the last third covers the obama administration. it's not been well covered by the media in terms of what the policy was in iraq and i learned lot doing a. during the campaign, president obama talked about the goal of ending the war in iraq. what i discovered in doing the book is the administration on policy object is in iraq went
to the country to teach music. gordon late area tended college in the united states. in 1945, shortly after the end of world war ii, she worked as an interpreter and translator at the general headquarters of the allied forces in tokyo. the next year at the age of 22, gordon held draft clauses including article 24 which stipulate lats men and women are equal. gordon returned to the u.s. after the constitution took effect. she joined the japan society of new york and dedicated herself to cultural exchanges between the two nations. gordon was suffering from cancer. she died saturday at her home in new york. >>> japan's bullet trains are known for being fast and on time. that kind of time keeping requires more than just the latest technology. here's a look at what's going on in the driver's cabin. >> reporter: for some people, being on time is a virtue. for this man, it's a driving passion. >> translator: my goal for today is to be within one second of the schedule when passing stations and five seconds for station stops. >> reporter: he's been driving bullet trains for ten years. today he is d >> michael gordon appeared on c-span's "washington journal" about the end game since the occupation in iraq in 2003. it's about 40 minutes, and it's next here on booktv. >> host: been over a year since the last troops left iraq, and look back on the more than 8 years of conflict there, joined by "new york times" national security correspondent, michael gordon, author of "the end game: inside struggle of iraq from george w. bush tobackback." start with the title of the book. what was the end game of last year? >> guest: part of what i wanted to do with the co-author is capture what happened since the surge. there was a number of books on the surge forces in iraq in 2008 and what happened after that, but i was interested in, i think, the real question is what kind of a iraq did the united states leave behind after sacrifice of 145 american lives lost, temperatures of thousands wounded, and hundreds of millions of dollars spent. what was the american policy towards iraq, and what's iraq look like today? that was the question i sought to address, but i covered the entire
to the pacific. >> okay. thank you so much. >> michael gordon recently appeared on c-span washington journal to discuss his book "endgame" about the war in iraq since the occupation in 2003. it's about 40 minutes here on book tv. >> host: it's been just over year since the last troops to iraq to discuss the current status of iraq and look back on the more than eight years of conflict. we are joined by new york times' national security respondent michael gordon, the author of "the endgame" the inside story of the struggle for iraq from george w. bush to barack obama." mr. borden, start with the title of your book. what was "the endgame" when we left iraq in december of last year? >> guest: yeah, well part of what i wanted to do with my co-author was capture what had happened since the surge -- there'd been a number of books on the search forces in iraq in 2008 and what happened after that. but i was interested in the question what kind of iraq did the united states leave behind after all the sacrifice, the american lives lost, the tens of thousands wounded, the billions of dollars expended. w
killed. joining us david ignatius of "washington post." and michael gordon of the "new york times." >> what today provided was the drama of secretary clinton in her final major appearance defending herself defending the administration and getting very emotional and very feisty. and i think what we took away from this was how intense feelings are on both sides. the republicans really went after her today, and she-- she-- she pushed back hard. >> rose: we conclude this evening with the a look at the surprising elections in israel with david remnick, mort zuckerman, and dennis ross. >> i don't want us to be deluded and think because lapid somehow got an outsized amount of votes suddenly the country has moved dramatically to the left. it has not. it has not. and i think we need to have a more tragic sense of what's going on in terms of the palestinian question, which is the one that concerns us the most. certainly it is in the top three of the big questions about israel. and there's not going to be dramatic movement on that at all. >> rose: what happened in benghazi, and the israeli e
you to my mother for raising me and my twin brother gordon, and my three other siblings not only in sacramento where we grew up and also wherever we are. by the way gordon also has led the chinese regressive association for decades and now is the nature, community worker alliance. my sister candy and her husband ken is here; my girlfriend deborah low is here; i want to thank my sister and brother who are watching. thank you for my siblings to encourage healthy diet, especially exercise. i want to also say that my campaign most of you know, i had to do a little bit more work than my college did. avalos and chiu. i am proud of that hard work that i and my grassroots, people powered campaign built. it wasn't president it, never before in san francisco has anyone poured 1 million dollars to unseat a supervisor; we sent a strong message to them. the strongly independent, richmond district residents stood with me, and the grassroots powered campaign stood with me and we sent a strong message that the richmond district is not for sale. all the community allies that pounded the
of the "washington post." later we'll talk to michael gordon of the "new york times." david, as you watched this today, did it answer all the questions? >> well, it was-- it was a very lively exchange. most of the answers in truth have come out in the details, the report by the accountability review board, and the systematic timeline that it offered. what today provided was the drama of secretary clinton and her final major appearance defending herself, defending the administration, and getting very emotional and very feisty. and i think what we took away from this was how intense feelings are on both sides. the republicans really went after her today, and she-- she-- she pushed back hard. >> rose: did they, as they say,a lay a glove on her? >> well, i think on the basic issues here, benghazi, the republicans have a point. as the accountability review board report says, staffing for diplomat security was grossly inadequate. repeated requests came from benghazi for more diplomatic security officers to go to benghazi and guard that very ill-constructed compound. nothing happened. the decision
-time residental in our area who lived in chinatown. lucile chen and she raced three children including gordon which when who you know was a fopper and significant leader in the chinatown community center. she was a loving and spirited woman often referred to as the lucile ball of chima town and i want to express my condolences to the family i know shell be greatly miss the. >> the rest i submit. >> thank you mr. president and that o'clocked role call for introduction. >> colleagues why don't we go to our 230 accommodations i would like to start with supervisor wiener. >>> thank you mr. president. today, i am honoring a really a maiding community group in my district in in any way valley the residental n o i valley town square. if you guys can come up. so this the proposed n o i valley town square is just one of the ultimate community based neighborhood projects some of you might know there is a parking lot on one 24th street near sanchez street where the n o i valley farmers market happens every saturday american. the farmers market was founded by gableel and crawford who are here a
. with us is tim sprice and brian jacobson and jeff lieberthal of hightower and cnbc market trader gordon charlotte just fin inishing up trading. what do you think, jeff, going to keep going on from the five-year highs that we're seeing in the s&p 500 right now? >> happy friday to you. i think the unemployment report this morning is telling us a lot, that we still have an economy that's muddling along. it's our view, even with the deal that came early this week in congress, that we still have a drag on gdp of maybe 1%, 1.5%, and we're looking at 2% gdp growth in 2012. is that a yes or no, pushes the markets higher? >> yes. we think stocks will have a good year in 2013. >> tim, you agree, i guess, because you liked the jobs report this morning as well? >> i do. added 2 million jobs in each of the last two years and the fiscal cliff legislation behind us. the only thing that concerns me is maes what's the foresight for the u.s. credit rating if we don't get a deficit and budget deal but other than that the economy is very healthy. >> you really care about the credit rating? the last time we
, and gordon chang, author of "the coming collapse of china" says that relationship comes with risk. they join us now. gordon, i want to start with you, you do not think that our relationship with china is the main focus right now, and that if john kerry is secretary of state, he's not even the right guy for the relationship. why? >> well, i just got back from new dellly -- new delhi, and they are concerned about that because he's pro-islam bad. the united states has to neuroture the relationships with japan, south korea, and india. india will be the most populated nation in the world in 15 years, and only stable relationships with democracies is all we can count on in the long run. cheryl: donald, what about the economic relationship with china? there's many companies, individuals, i mean, we got a lot of businesses crossing the seas now with the country. don't we need the relationship to get better? >> we do need it to get better both in the economic area and in the security area. in fact, john kerry has said we, the united states, need china, and china needs us so we have to get the relatio
congestion. this is chris gordon in annapolis. >>> a 19-year-old day care employee under arrest tonight accused of child sex abuse or abuse after a witness captured an incident on video. jonathan desmond couplings is charged with physical child abuse and second degree assault. that second degree assault police also say the day care center was not licensed and is now shutdown. >>> tonight, doctors are hopeful that robert griffin, iii will be ready to play again next season. he had knee surgery this morning in pensacola, florida and late today, his doctors said that surgery went well. griffin sprained his right knee last month and reinjured it again on sunday. virginia lawmakers kicked off a new legislative session today. they will tackle several gun bills. one would allow some teachers and school administrators to be specially trained to have a gun in school. another would require background checks on all virginia gun sales, even private ones. >>> now let's fast forward to the weather. doug? >> you look to the north, you stayed on the cool side. down to the south, much warmer. everybody
are misdemeanors. coming up later on "news4 at 5:00," chris gordon tells us how leopold reacted as the judge handed down the verdicts. >>> mother nature has delivered in january. warm weather. it is crazy out there. but it is fabulous. >>> who is out in it? doug. he knows where to be. how warm did we get today? >> we got close to 70 degrees and many of us, temperatures in the low to mid 70s today. here we are. month of january. we have not seen this warm weather since 2008. currently we are sitting at 59 degrees at the airport. notice the cool spots. d.c. that's also annapolis and patuxent river, alonged abouties of water. we are still in the mid 60s. 64 in zbath egaithersburg. hour by hour taking through the time periods of 7:00, 64 degrees. 63 by 8:00. we are not dealing with rain right now. take a look at this. look at the showers and the thunderstorms, severe weather out to the west. numerous tornado warnings currently in effect. some of them around st. louis, missouri area. the wild weather over the next few days. >>> back to our top store write. murder of a teenage girl from maryland after sh
of hurricane sandy, and with flood warnings still in effect, the worst may be yet to come. chris gordon has the latest. >> reporter: this suv remains stranded. at about 3:00 in the morning, the driver climbed out of the window, up onto the roof, rescuers using a boat got to him and took him to saved. some of these leesburg residents waited more than six hours for the waters to recede enough for them to try to pass. >> this is becoming a lot more typical. certainly in this last year, this is the second time we've seen this. >> reporter: outneed the louding county fire rescue and management department answered five calls, recent coulding six people. the most dangerous occurred just before 10:00 p.m. at sonicsersville turnpike and higgs bridge road. >>> the water level can continue to rise, the vehicle can be swept away. they can be trapped between the vehicle or trapped in other hazards such as guardrails and stuff you can't see. >> you are looking inside the car, still stranded on line kiln road near leesburg. this is why fire rescuers say don't try to drive through high standing water. ris
provided by aarp. jeff gordon: for some this line is a convenience. but for others it's all they can afford. clerk: anything else? woman: no. jeff gordon: join the drive to end hunger by visiting announ cer: and by center for vein restoration. over 30 million americans suffer from painful, unsightly varicose veins. we use modern outpatient methods to help bring relief. look better. feel better. live better. host: this is chesapeake collectibles, and i'm your host, rhea feikin. you know, i've been so inspired by all the precious items people have brought to mpt. they've put so much passion into researching their history and preserving their past. it is truly a privilege to share these stories with them. let's take a look. appraiser: well, good morning, girls, and thank you for coming out to chesapeake collectibles today. and i understand you all got an interesting christmas present this past year. is that correct? guest: yeah. appraiser: what did you get? guest: we got a metal detector. appraiser: a metal detector? guest: yes, and we went out a
by irene & edward h. kaplan. major funding is also provided by aarp. jeff gordon: for some this line is a convenience. but for others it's all they can afford. clerk: anything else? woman: no. jeff gordon: join the drive to end hunger by visiting announ cer: and by center for vein restoration. over 30 million americans suffer from painful, unsightly varicose veins. we use modern outpatient methods to help bring relief. look better. feel better. live better. welcome back to chesapeake collectibles as we explore the colorful tapestry of history through its treasures and your stories. i'm rhea feikin. public television viewers are curious by nature and find meaning in the artifacts of the past. you can see this all around the studio in the astonishing range of items that people have brought to share with us. let's see what's arrived today... appraiser: you've brou ght a beautiful item today. what can you tell us about it? guest: well, my parents inherited this probably about 40 years ago from a very, very dear family friend who really was a part
. >> a couple years ago at a hall of fame, the night before the induction, earl was in with dick gordon and friends and i told them when the biggest compliment -- compliments you paid me was flanagan. he said i did not just tell him, i told everybody. pretty much kind of -- >> another baseball legend also passed away today, he died at 92. musial won 7 nationally batting titles. he spent his entire 22 year career with the st. louis cardinals. college basketball. north carolina defeated maryland. the capitals lost their season opener against tampa bay, 6-3. opener against tampa bay, 6-3. >> one more day with decent weather. in the 40's. 30's then 20's. snow showers monday. quite cold. a rain snow mix by the end of the week. >> it a game tomorrow. >> it is huge. hopefully they can get over the hump, get it done. a lot of improvement from last year's team. >> thank you for joining us. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute i am piers morgan or as you know me, the british mario lopez. this week a series of s
a breaas pump at work. gordon red handed... placing cowwrker's desk.the victim is pooiced the out of place quickly made the discovery. police say they're currently doing an electronics sweep of the eetire building to seeeif there could be any more somebody who's into filming people using breast pump could be in to strange things. it rates prettt hiih on the pod scale. word yet on what criminal pharges he''l face. stamp prices are going up.. again.the u-s postal service is upping the cost of a stamp by a penny to 466cents for a letter and 33-cents forra &peffect this sunday.if it seem like the price of stamps just ago this week when we saw the last one-cent bump. it turns oou severaa high price grocery items are often faaes. fakes.experts say about 10 fish, olive oil, honey ann 3in - wine re the biggest victims of "food fraud."in fact... up to 65 percent of extra virgin olive oil s actually diiuted with lower gradeeoils. 3 the fun fallout continues from he ravens big win n new england... and t--hirt makers have been printing around the ck clock come together?es it all realll - pogethe
no, gordon said no -- a very important watergate figure. he had not told his full story -- he would not do it. >> a lawyer? >> a lawyer. he was indicted but not convicted. he was -- the chief of staff, richard nixon's chief of staff, he was his point person to the committee to reelect the president. he was the one who could say to him, to g. gordon liddy, that the espionage plan had been approved. he knew what he tells nixon knew about the liddy plan. he would not do it. sadly, pat buchanan -- i tried very hard to get pat buchanan to do it. he would not do it. >> robert bork, acting attorney general at the time -- this is an issue. he is 85, still here with us. this is the issue of spiro agnew. >> one of the things that happens is you learn things -- i thought in the beginning i was going to hear stories that many of them had said to the history channel. when you do an interview for the government, it becomes public domain. i was keen on creating free video -- it belongs to everybody now. i assumed they would tell stories that are in proprietary collections. what we started to get w
and books. here are some of the programs look out for this weekend. at 4:30 p.m. eastern, michael gordon discusses his book on "washington journal." mr. gordon details iraq war from 2003 until the withdrawal in 2012. at 11:00 p.m., cindy helms recounting her life as the wife of richard helms. he died in 2002. watch a couple of interviews from the university of pennsylvania. first at 1:00 p.m. eastern, we will talk to richard ellis about why government programs don't work and a blueprint for change. at 1:15 p.m. we will hear from
quarter. check out gordon hey ward. remember him from butler. little behind the back. off the glass for the lay-up. man. gets fouled too. right past martel. jazz up 14 at the break. fourth quarter now. wizard coming back done by six. and trevor arizza, the deep three. gets it. it is a three point game. wizard, down by 22. now down by three. just two minutes later. utah. of by two. here they come. gordon heyward. where its the defense? 15 points for the bulldog. all jazz in the end. wizard fall 92-88. wizard 9 and 31 on the season. back home to host minnesota. on friday. it was an historic night in college basketball. and duke -- was on the wrong end of history. college basketball's top ranked team got thumped by miami. the third worst beating ever, for a number one ranked team. duke's loss, worst loss for a blue devil team since 1984. remember this guy. former mason head coach. and hanging out in miami. mi they came out looking like a team ready to go on a four-run. check out the passing. up by 20. hurricanes up at the half. struggle for duke. all night long. they turn it over. shan
together. >> let's see coming coming up tonight at 6:00. >> gordon peterson is live with a look ahead. >> tonight at 6:00. he was once the outspoken new orleans mayor fighting for a city during hurricane katrina. we'll tell you why nagin is facing charges. the crowd is going to be smaller at the inauguration and that is having an impact at high-end hotels. we'll tell you how they are splitting up their over-the-top packages they are just not selling. we'll see you in a few minutes at 6:00. thank you for your attention. >> thank gordon. we're all paying attention to the sun today. >> nice to see that shiny thing in the sky today. >> very nice. right now 34 in arlington. skies are clearing and the winds are getting lighter and that is going to allow the temperatures to drop. 30 degrees in bowie with a high of 37. dew point temperatures, that is a critical reading when we try to get a gage on how low the temperatures will go tonight so we measure the moisture in the area. 35 in the district and the campus of george washington university. 30, it is dr
it. you famously turned down the gordon gekko character, michael douglas played that. >> everyone asks me about that. first of all, no one could have done this better than michael. tavis: yeah, he played, yeah. >> nobody. tavis: exactly. >> nobody. and i don't even remember the circumstances, so i don't want to go there with this. tavis: no, i'm only raising that because you didn't do the gordon gekko character but you did do this one. what made you want to do this particular character? that's the only thing i wanted to ask you about that, not about "wall street." >> it came out of nowhere, the script, and it was actually given to me before i got on a plane. i was in l.a., and very rare that i come to l.a. i live in new york. i read it on the plane and was kind of floored by the quality of the writing, and not just as a movie, but how it understood people. ultimately, the framework and the fabric of the reality of this movie is the financial world and power and money, but you can't really sustain a movie about that. it has to be about people and their relationships and how the cho
gordon gee on college graduation rate. you are watching "washington journal." we will be right back. ♪ >> is the best training for a policeman question mark -- policeman? >> the best training is walking the beat. i will say that until the day i die. you develop sources, use intelligence information and leverage elation ships in the community. that is the key. people trust you? they will tell you the things that are happening that are not yet crimes so that you can intervene and they will tell you how to go all about doing that. i have learned the most from those relationships. >> from high school dropout to single mother come to the first washington, dc police chief said sunday, on "q&a." are known for the economic times, everything from alcohol anonymous, to various social activist movements. sylvia porter develops personal finance out of this times over , and her goal is to educate people so that the great depression will never happen again, but it is very much in -- an idea that we could teach people certain skills and we will be ok. >> the dark side of the personal finance bu
, in today's closing bell exchange steven wood and lee munson and our very own rick santelli and gordon charlesoff as well, a cnbc market analyst from rosenblatt securities will join us in just a minute. steven, what do you make -- we're sitting at five-year highs yet again? >> i think you've got a recovering economy in the united states. europe has pulled back from the headlines, at least for the last couple of months and china has really begun to show a soft landing so the global economy is doing much better than we would have thought six months ago, four years ago, and i think the markets are pricing that in so the fundamentals in the economy are improving gradually, but they are improving and corporate america looks in very healthy shape. >> i wonder if it's actually a reaction to fundamentals. lee, we know that there's a ton of money around on the sidelines from corporates as well as the federal reserve making this interest rate environment so attractive and really few alternatives. is it really a function of the global economy, or is it more a function of this money that needs to
, jr., holiday, we get perspective from presidential historians richard norton smith, annette gordon reed, and beverly gage. >> brown: and we close with the words of a student poet, inspired by the second inaugural to write and perform her work, "change." >> like martin luther king i still have a dream that this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its eed and bring the people a new breed change. the mounting death toll in algeria now includes three americans. that, and other important stories, will be at the end of the program tonight. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you.
to the floor and see what's buzzing. >> bob pisani and gordon charlotte are here at the nyse. jonathan from the nymex and holly liss from the cme. bob, give me what people are talking about as we make this march towards 14,000, the fact we're 1.5% away from all-time highs. what do people think we need to see to get to those levels? >> the federal reserve to do nothing tomorrow. if they essentially leave everything exactly as it is, talk about a slow recovery, that should get us over 14,000. at least that's the short-term thinking. i think the big story here is just how amazing the rally was. remember, it was four years ago, scott, we were at 6500 on the dow industrials. we're at 14,000 four years later, 110%, 115% advance. i think we should stop for a minute and consider what a rally it's been. >> yeah. it sure has. jonathan in, terms of the energy store and what you're seeing on the commodity side, are you seeing money coming out of certain areas to find a home in equities? >> i don't think we're seeing money moving out. i think we're seeing some people sitting on the sidelines for the mos
of the budget? >> holman: gordon adams was the top white house budget official for national security during the clinton administration, and now teaches at american university. >> when he takes office, the first challenge he has is, he'll be in the middle of a sequester fight, because we are supposed to have a budget sequester-- meaning automatic across-the- board cuts for the defense budget and every other federal budget-- that is supposed to happen march 1. >> holman: the pentagon's top brass also is worried about any delay in resolving the budget fight. the joint chiefs recently told congress they may have to ground aircraft, return ships to port, and stop driving combat vehicles in training. historically, military spending rises during wartime and declines by about 30% once the war is over. so spending that went up nearly 70% in constant dollars since 2001 is on the way down, as the u.s. leaves afghanistan and the iraq war has ended. that means even if congress and the president reach a budget deal and avoid automatic spending cuts, the pentagon's budget still is going to be reduced sign
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